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Lessons from the Field: Provider Approaches to Impacting Reproductive and Maternal Health

What can family planning and primary care providers do to improve preconception, interconception, and maternal health? During this webinar, providers from a variety of Title X settings in Texas will share lessons learned from integrating family planning and primary care with counseling and services that address hypertension, preconception health and achieving a healthy pregnancy, and prevent adverse maternal health outcomes. Panelists will outline actionable steps for family planning and primary care providers and share related resources from the RHNTC.

This session will be facilitated by Kami Geoffray, JD, the former CEO of Every Body Texas, a Title X grantee. The presenters bring diverse experiences in family planning care that include addressing the preconception, interconception, and maternal health care needs of their clients and communities.

Speaker(s):

  • Kami Geoffray, JD, Geoffray Strategies
  • Niccole McKinley, MPA, Parkland Women & Infants Specialty Health (WISH)
  • Marisella “Sally” Perales, DNP, APRN, AGCNS, South Texas Family Planning & Health Corporation (STFPHC)
  • Josi​e Porter, MD, Family Circle of Care
  • Meg Sheahan, MSN, CNM, MPH, JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc.  

Learning Objectives:

By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain the importance of addressing preconception, interconception, and maternal health during visits focused on family planning and primary care.
  2. Describe at least three strategies for integrating counseling and services that address preconception, interconception, and maternal health into family planning and primary care service delivery. 
  3. Identify at least two resources that can be used to implement or enhance integration of preconception, interconception, and maternal health services into family planning and primary care settings.